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Robot hotel opens its (automatic) doors in Japan

Robot hotel opens its (automatic) doors in Japan

When the reception desk is staffed by a robot dinosaur, the chances of a room upgrade are going to be fairly slim.
FAA: Lasers plaguing U.S. skies

FAA: Lasers plaguing U.S. skies

Eleven commercial flights reported having lasers pointed at them Wednesday night as they flew over New Jersey -- the latest in a growing number of such incidents
Solar Impulse: Plane's pilots ground record-setting attempt

Solar Impulse: Plane's pilots ground record-setting attempt

The pilots of Solar Impulse 2 say they're halting their journey until 2016
Newest airliner gets rock star treatment on world tour

Newest airliner gets rock star treatment on world tour

Celebrity welcome for Airbus A350 XWB as it drops into the world's busiest airport in Atlanta
First look at the new Disneyland Shanghai

First look at the new Disneyland Shanghai

Promising never before seen attractions, the long awaited theme park is due to open next spring
Pilot flushed live ammunition down plane's toilet

Pilot flushed live ammunition down plane's toilet

United Airlines is investigating an incident in which a pilot flushed live ammunition down a toilet during an international flight from Houston to Germany
Oregon airport allows marijuana on in-state flights

Oregon airport allows marijuana on in-state flights

The Portland, Oregon, airport will now allow you to fly with pot in-state, provided you are carrying the legal amount
Volcano closes Indonesia airports

Volcano closes Indonesia airports

Four airports in Indonesia have closed, including one on Bali, due to volcanic ash spewing from a nearby volcano
London Tube strike: Millions face travel chaos

London Tube strike: Millions face travel chaos

London's Underground system is at a standstill due to the biggest strike in more than a decade
Greek crisis sparks bargains on island villas

Greek crisis sparks bargains on island villas

Brave investors are hunting for cheap island villas in Greece in the hopes that the crumbling economy will boost their bargaining power.
Why your next vacation could be in Iran

Why your next vacation could be in Iran

With incredible natural, cultural and religious attractions, Iran is hoping to reap tourism rewards -- if sanctions are lifted.